SF Chronicle- “The gentle voices of the choir filled the great room with dramatic swells that touched on the full spectrum of emotion – with moments of high intensity giving way to unbridled jubilation.”
Memorial Concert for Nicole Denalda Siegrist and other victims of the Ghost Ship Tragedy. Requiem by Gabriel Faure and Litanies a la Vierge Noire by Francis Poulenc with organist Jonathan Dimmock. Friday, December 9, 7PM, First Presbyterian Church of Oakland. General Admission $20, $10 Students/Seniors at the door. A separate collection will be taken by the First Presbyterian Church of Oakland, all ticket proceeds go toward offsetting our expenses.
The Oakland City Chorus provides opportunity for members of our community to sing a rich mixture of choral masterpieces and world music with no dues or membership fees except enrollment in a 1- unit class at Laney College (Music 125, 128, 225). Dedicated to promoting choral excellence in the greater Oakland area, OCC is an outgrowth of the Laney College Choir, founded in 2004. Visit the JOIN page for more information.
OCC performs a wide variety of repertoire including Classical Music, World Music, and Spirituals. We have sung in Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Latin, Luo, Mandarin, and others. Recent concerts have featured major works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Fauré, Hensel, Ives, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Schubert, and Vivaldi. Please visit the Concerts page for current information.